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Hanover, George III William Frederick, King of Britain

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Born: 4 JUN 1738, Norfolk House, St. James Square, London
Acceded: 22 SEP 1761, Westminster Abbey, London, England
Died: 29 JAN 1820, Windsor Castle,Windsor,Berkshire,England
Interred: St.George's Chapel,Windor Castle,England
He suffered from the disease porphyria, which led his contemporaries to
believe he was mad, and was portrayed in the film "The Madness of King George"

Father: Hanover, Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales, b. 20 JAN 1707

Mother: Saxe-Gotha, Augusta of, b. 30 NOV 1719

Married 17 APR 1759 to Lightfoot, Hannah

Married 8 SEP 1761, Chapel Royal, St.James Palace, England to von Mecklenburg, Charlotte-Sophia, Duchess of Mecklenburg

Child 1: Hanover, George IV Augusta Frederick, King of Britain, b. 12 AUG 1762
Child 2: Hanover, Frederick Augustus, Duke of York, b. 16 AUG 1763
Child 3: Hanover, William IV Henry, King of Britain, b. 21 AUG 1765
Child 4: Hanover, Charlotte Augusta Matilda, Princess Royal, b. 29 SEP 1766
Child 5: Hanover, Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent, b. 2 NOV 1767
Child 6: Hanover, Augusta Sophia, b. 8 NOV 1768
Child 7: Hanover, Elizabeth, b. 22 MAY 1770
Child 8: Hanover, Ernest Augustus I, King of Hanover, b. 5 JUN 1771
Child 9: Hanover, Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, b. 27 JAN 1773
Child 10: Hanover, Adolphus Frederick of Cambridge, Duke of Cambridge 1st, b. 24 FEB 1774
Child 11: Hanover, Mary, Princess, b. 25 APR 1776
Child 12: Hanover, Sophia Matilda, b. 2 NOV 1777
Child 13: Hanover, Octavius, b. 23 FEB 1779
Child 14: Hanover, Alfred, b. 22 SEP 1780
Child 15: Hanover, Amelia, b. 7 AUG 1783

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